Book of Commandments, 1833

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18 And whoso forbiddeth to abstain from meats, that man should not eat the same, is not ordained of God;
19 For behold the beasts of the field, and the fowls of the air, and that which cometh of the earth, is ordained for the use of man, for food, and for raiment, and that he might have in abundance, but it is not given that one man should possess that which is above another:
20 Wherefore the world lieth in sin; and wo be unto man that sheddeth blood or that wasteth flesh and hath no need.
21 And again, verily I say unto you, that the Son of man cometh not in the form of a woman, neither of a man travelling on the earth:
22 Wherefore be not deceived, but continue in steadfastness, looking forth for the heavens to be shaken:
23 And the earth to tremble, and to reel to and fro as a drunken man; and for the valleys to be exalted; and for the mountains to be made low; and for the rough places to become smooth:
24 And all this when the angel shall sound his trumpet.
25 But before the great day of the Lord shall come, Jacob shall flourish in the wilderness; and the Lamanites shall blossom as the rose:
26 Zion shall flourish upon the hills, and rejoice upon the mountains, and shall be assembled together unto the place which I have appointed.
27 Behold I say unto you, go forth as I have commanded you:
28 Repent of all your sins; ask and ye shall receive; knock and it shall be opened unto you:
29 Behold I will go before you, and be your rere [p. 118]
18 And whoso forbiddeth to abstain from meats, that man should not eat the same, is not ordained of God;
19 For behold the beasts of the field, and the fowls of the air, and that which cometh of the earth, is ordained for the use of man, for food, and for raiment, and that he might have in abundance, but it is not given that one man should possess that which is above another:
20 Wherefore the world lieth in sin; and wo be unto man that sheddeth blood or that wasteth flesh and hath no need.
21 And again, verily I say unto you, that the Son of man cometh not in the form of a woman, neither of a man travelling on the earth:
22 Wherefore be not deceived, but continue in steadfastness, looking forth for the heavens to be shaken:
23 And the earth to tremble, and to reel to and fro as a drunken man; and for the valleys to be exalted; and for the mountains to be made low; and for the rough places to become smooth:
24 And all this when the angel shall sound his trumpet.
25 But before the great day of the Lord shall come, Jacob shall flourish in the wilderness; and the Lamanites shall blossom as the rose:
26 Zion shall flourish upon the hills, and rejoice upon the mountains, and shall be assembled together unto the place which I have appointed.
27 Behold I say unto you, go forth as I have commanded you:
28 Repent of all your sins; ask and ye shall receive; knock and it shall be opened unto you:
29 Behold I will go before you, and be your rere [p. 118]
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